About our Contributors


Khanya Matlala is an Inspirational Training Consultant and InnerlifeSkills™ Master Coach who works with organisations that employ the youth in their workforce. She strongly believes that true success lies in consistent development and motivation of young professionals in order to achieve their full potential at work.

FASHION-NEW-SIZED-CONTRIBUTORS-PROFILES-1The Design Academy of Fashion (DAF) provides high calibre education and training in the Fashion sector for secondary school exit level learners. DAF is a private institution that offers a 3-year Diploma in Fashion. The Academy has a contemporary approach to education. By discovering the world around them students are encouraged to explore the possibilities of what they could become.

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Nigel is a Talent Acquisition Specialist at TCD Consulting and has been part of the recruitment industry for more than 10 years. Although Nigel’s specialty lies in the water processing technologies industry his focus also includes Engineering / Technical, Finance, Senior Management, Logistics, Retail / FMCG, Manufacturing / Production.

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Jonathan Just is an ambitious young professional who has made recent strides into the world of work after graduating with a BA in English Literature and Media & Writing from the University of Cape Town. He’s the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of a Christian magazine called The Good News and he recently started his own squash coaching business called Just Squash with his twin brother, Michael Just.



 Nthabeleng Meso arrived in Cape Town 2003 in pursuit of her dream in becoming an entrepreneur. She founded Mesong Web Design & Marketing Solutions in 2009.Not limited to entrepreneurship; she is an athlete, a writer & blogger inspired by the beauty and challenges of everyday life.


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Nicole Abrey is currently completing her B (med) honors in Nutrition and Dietetics at UCT. She completed a BSc degree in sport science at Stellenbosch in 2012. She plans to combine her knowledge in exercise and diet to help people in the future. She's adventurous, sporty, social, creative and musical and loves trying new things and meeting new people.

Robyn Lea Smith is a Silwood-trained chef who, after working for an online company for two years is embarking on a new adventure to the City of Gold to study Education at Wits University. She has a huge passion for using food to bring people together and firmly believes that making and eating food together is the fastest way to friendship. 

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 As a recent Travel & Tourism Management graduate at Varsity College, Amy also has many years of travelling experience behind her. Writing is a major passion of hers along with a keen interested in history, which she includes in al her travel pieces.